distended

  • 1 distended — index inflated (enlarged) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 distended — [adj] swollen bloated, bulging, enlarged, expanded, inflated, puffed out, puffy, stretched, tumescent, tumid, turgid; concept 485 …

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  • 3 distended — distendedly, adv. distendedness, n. /di sten did/, adj. 1. increased, as in size, volume, etc.; expanded; dilated: the distended nostrils of the terrified horse. 2. swollen, by or as by internal pressure, out of normal size or shape; protuberant …

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  • 4 Distended — Distend Dis*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distending}.] [L. distendere, distentum, distensum; dis + tendere to stretch, stretch out: cf. F. distendre to distend, d[ e]tendre to unbend. See {Tend}, and cf. {Detent}.] 1.… …

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  • 5 distended — adj. Distended is used with these nouns: ↑belly …

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  • 6 distended — adjective a distended abdomen Syn: swollen, bloated, dilated, engorged, enlarged, inflated, expanded, extended, bulging, protuberant …

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  • 7 distended — distend ► VERB ▪ swell because of internal pressure. DERIVATIVES distended adjective distensibility noun distensible adjective distension noun. ORIGIN Latin distendere, from tendere to stretch …

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  • 8 distended — adjective a) Extended or expanded, as from internal pressure; swollen. b) gravid …

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  • 9 distended — Synonyms and related words: adipose, bagging, baggy, ballooning, beefy, bellying, big bellied, billowing, billowy, bloated, blown up, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, bulbose, bulbous, bulging, bumped, bumpy, bunched, bunchy, burly, bursting, buxom,… …

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  • 10 distended — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. bloated, swollen, inflated, enlarged, turgid, expanded, bulging, puffed out, ballooned, blown up. ANT.: shriveled, sunken, deflated …

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  • 11 distended — dis|tend|ed [ dı stendəd ] adjective FORMAL swollen …

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  • 12 distended — adj. bloated, swollen; extended dis·tend || dɪ stend v. swell, expand, stretch …

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  • 13 distended — UK [dɪˈstendɪd] / US [dɪˈstendəd] adjective formal swollen …

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  • 14 distended — adj bloated, swollen, dilated, enlarged, expanded, inflated, puffed out, puffy, stretched, astrut TECHNICAL emphysematous, tumescent, varicose ≠ deflated, shrunken …

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  • 15 distended swollen — expanded expanded adj. increased in extent or size or bulk or scope. Opposite of {contracted}. [Narrower terms: {blown up, enlarged}; {dilated}; {distended, swollen}; {inflated}] [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Printnig) wider than usual for a particular… …

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  • 16 distended scales — erected scales, a symptom of various fish diseases involving swellings such as dropsies …

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  • 17 be distended — index expand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction  in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine.       In many respects the human excretory, or… …

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  • 19 distend — [[t]dɪ̱ste̱nd[/t]] distends, distending, distended V ERG If a part of your body is distended, or if it distends, it becomes swollen and unnaturally large. [MEDICAL or, FORMAL] [be V ed] Through this incision, the abdominal cavity is distended… …

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  • 20 Urination — Manneken Pis, bronze sculpture in Brussels, Belgium Urination, also known as micturition, voiding, peeing, weeing, pissing, and more rarely, emiction, is the ejection of urine from the urinary bladder through the urethra to the outside of the… …

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